How Facebook Feeds Your Outrage | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)

Published on September 24, 2021

Technology ethicist Tristan Harris joins Bill to discuss how Facebook’s algorithm feeds users outrage to keep them engaged.

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  • A D 8 months ago

    I felt that outrage in 2016 and realized it’s FB. So I left. Deleted my profile. And never looked back. To hell with FB!

  • Archi Teuthis 8 months ago

    Something big that didn’t get said:
    Not only are the algorithms calling more attention to divisiveness, but that extra attention reinforces divisive behavior.
    In other words, facebook doesn’t just promote divisiveness, it actively rewards people for trolling

  • Hector Raigosa 8 months ago

    I deleted farce book.. people need to get back to reality..

  • The Dude 8 months ago

    The most patriotic thing you can do is to cancel your Facebook and Twitter accounts! Social media is accelerating our demise, both individually and as a society as a whole. I was in my late 20s when Facebook blew up and mid-30s when Twitter came around. Trust me…you can live without it! ✌

  • Alex Moschopoulos 8 months ago

    I logged off Facebook September 2020…haven’t looked back. Found my life had less stress and anguish since then.

  • Chris Sullivan 8 months ago

    Captain corn dog

  • aaron Eduardo 8 months ago

    I keep saying it, the world was a better place before social media

  • jane smith 8 months ago

    The nightly news feeds everyone’s outrage.

  • ninja banana 8 months ago

    “More Doctors Smoke Camels Than Any Other Cigarette”
    Once upon a time people didnt knew about the health effect of cigarettes
    Physical health and physical addiction are not the only reality influencing us
    Our psycho-emotional health and addictive behavior is a very real thing
    How long before we end up with “Warning Sign” on facebook and social media in general…..
    Studies have being made already and no regulation are being propose, its very reminiscent of what happened with the tobacco industry.
    Algorithm interested in profit only at the cost of the well being of a whole species of primate……

  • mel D 8 months ago

    So, you’re looking at manipulated information on Facebook. Artificial information.

  • jackox2 8 months ago

    “People are kind of shitty now.” LOL, but also makes you wonder what other forces are at play here. Social media is a big one, but what else is making us more bitter and divisive? Covid is definitely a factor. Been a lot less smiles and more anger since it hit.

  • Brian Johnson 8 months ago

    Bill doesn’t want anyone talking about politics. That’s his gig. #$$$$$$$$

  • Diana SUNSHINE Wulf 8 months ago

    they censor you

  • Ryan 8 months ago

    Get the alien who made that facebook in front of the Senate again.

  • nigel cairns 8 months ago

    Talking face to face still available.

  • Rick Esteves 8 months ago

    Nothing about social media’s effect on drug addicted youthful homicidal maniac “hip hop artists” who rely on social media for an excuse to kill other drug addicted youthful homicidal maniac “hip hop artists” ?

  • Joe Smith 8 months ago

    This rage has trickled into every aspect of society. Conservatives have a small list of things they can enjoy. Everything else makes them angry.

  • thorium222 8 months ago

    There are rules for publishers and Facebook is exactly that. But it has convinced the regulators somehow that it is not to avoid any responsibility for their actions.

  • Science is Hard 8 months ago

    Something else that isn’t talked about, even if you aren’t on facebook, facebook can still influence you, its gotten that bad. Even news articles and journalist and any media that wants attention, will write in a way that they want to go viral on facebook, without actually posting it on facebook because they know people on facebook will share it.

    I know people who say “i don’t read stuff on facebook bc i don’t have a facebook” but they don’t realize that those stories are still hoping to go viral on facebook so they are written in a way to take advantage of facebook programing.

  • matij 8 months ago

    𝐈 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐩𝐚𝐢𝐝 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 $𝟖𝟕 𝐩𝐞𝐫 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝟐 𝐤𝐢𝐝𝐬 𝐚𝐭 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞. 𝐈 𝐧𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐈’𝐝 𝐛𝐞 𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐝𝐨 𝐢𝐭 𝐛𝐮𝐭 𝐦𝐲 𝐛𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐬 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝟏𝟎𝐤 𝐚 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐡 𝐝𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐬𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐝 𝐦𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐫𝐲. 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐩𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬.

    𝐇𝐞𝐫𝐞’𝐬 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐈’𝐯𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐝𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐠…… 𝐰𝐰𝐰.𝐣𝐨𝐛𝐬𝟕𝟎.𝐜𝐨𝐦

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  • VirginiaPerez 8 months ago

    𝐌𝐚𝐤𝐞 𝟔,𝟎𝟎𝟎𝐭𝐨𝟖,𝟎𝟎𝟎$ 𝐚 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐡 𝐨𝐧 𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐚 𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐥𝐢𝐞𝐫 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐫𝐞𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐝. 𝐛𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐛𝐨𝐬𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐬𝐞 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬.
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